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  Matheos
 
June 9, 2006 8:24:20 am
 
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The Braves are done
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  fulms
 
June 9, 2006 8:28:38 am
 
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I won't get too worried until after the all-star break, if they're still 8+ games back.

 
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  aquaman
 
June 9, 2006 8:30:10 am
 
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  shibuii
 
June 9, 2006 8:30:34 am
 
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Voted Jose Lima's wife


 
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  Pacer Fan
 
June 9, 2006 8:38:53 am
 
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It's far from over, but the bullpen is flat out awful. I don't know how they track inherited runners, but in the last week or so it seems as if they have all scored. The other night when it was 3-2 Nats and they had the bases loaded, I said to PF Jr v2, "Here it comes, 2-run single and a one-run game becomes a three-run game." I was wrong, it was a 2-run double.

That's as bad as a blown save.

Also, I think the line up is good, but has been really, really inconsistent. Finally, this is a different Mets team and seems less likely to fold. Ditto the Phillies.

Braves win the division by 3 games.

 
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  Matheos
 
June 9, 2006 8:40:30 am
 
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Voted Jose Lima's wife




if i was the kid i would breast feed until highschool

 
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  Pacer Fan
 
June 9, 2006 8:41:19 am
 
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Voted Jose Lima's wife




if i was the kid i would breast feed until highschool




 
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  the boulder
 
June 9, 2006 8:51:47 am
 
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If they dont make at least 2 moves before the deadline to get QUALITY arms in the bullpen, it aint gonna happen. The offense isnt consistent either. Sometimes they can drop 6 or 7 runs, and other times they struggle to get 1 or 2 on the board. The starting pitching is there, but other areas are just killing this team.
 
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  Pacer Fan
 
June 9, 2006 8:54:33 am
 
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If they dont make at least 2 moves before the deadline to get QUALITY arms in the bullpen, it aint gonna happen. The offense isnt consistent either. Sometimes they can drop 6 or 7 runs, and other times they struggle to get 1 or 2 on the board. The starting pitching is there, but other areas are just killing this team.



You're just dying to tell us, "Wait 'til next year." aren't you?

 
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  JG
 
June 9, 2006 8:58:37 am
 
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Voted Jose Lima's wife



Do you think she'd be store bought and married to Jose if he were in a different profession?

 
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  the boulder
 
June 9, 2006 9:02:09 am
 
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If they dont make at least 2 moves before the deadline to get QUALITY arms in the bullpen, it aint gonna happen. The offense isnt consistent either. Sometimes they can drop 6 or 7 runs, and other times they struggle to get 1 or 2 on the board. The starting pitching is there, but other areas are just killing this team.



You're just dying to tell us, "Wait 'til next year." aren't you?



Im not gonna take shots at the Braves. They have a better record than my team does, even if they DO suck.

 
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  IrishThrasher
 
June 9, 2006 10:56:59 am
 
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As much as I'd like to be confident, I just can't with this team. Two pitchers who had freak years last year (Thomson and Sosa) have come back to earth, and no matter how good Hudson and Smoltz might be you can't win a division with just two pitchers. Now, an NLDS, that's completely different. I always thought the Mets were a sleeping giant if only they could get a competent front office, and that seems to be the case this year.
 
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  hudsons1
 
June 9, 2006 11:01:19 am
 
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Voted Jose Lima's wife



Do you think she'd be store bought and married to Jose if he were in a different profession?



I'm sure she would marry him even if he were this..


 
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  the boulder
 
June 9, 2006 11:01:52 am
 
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As much as I'd like to be confident, I just can't with this team. Two pitchers who had freak years last year (Thomson and Sosa) have come back to earth, and no matter how good Hudson and Smoltz might be you can't win a division with just two pitchers. Now, an NLDS, that's completely different. I always thought the Mets were a sleeping giant if only they could get a competent front office, and that seems to be the case this year.



Easy does it on the John Thomson hating around this place...

 
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  IrishThrasher
 
June 9, 2006 11:05:21 am
 
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As much as I'd like to be confident, I just can't with this team. Two pitchers who had freak years last year (Thomson and Sosa) have come back to earth, and no matter how good Hudson and Smoltz might be you can't win a division with just two pitchers. Now, an NLDS, that's completely different. I always thought the Mets were a sleeping giant if only they could get a competent front office, and that seems to be the case this year.



Easy does it on the John Thomson hating around this place...



I don't want to hate, but he has been AWFUL his last few starts. At least he had that nice stretch at the beginning.

Sosa and the bullpen have been terrible all year, however.

 
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June 9, 2006 11:05:54 am
 
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As much as I'd like to be confident, I just can't with this team. Two pitchers who had freak years last year (Thomson and Sosa) have come back to earth, and no matter how good Hudson and Smoltz might be you can't win a division with just two pitchers. Now, an NLDS, that's completely different. I always thought the Mets were a sleeping giant if only they could get a competent front office, and that seems to be the case this year.



Easy does it on the John Thomson hating around this place...



I don't want to hate, but he has been AWFUL his last few starts. At least he had that nice stretch at the beginning.

Sosa and the bullpen have been terrible all year, however.



I dont see it getting any better, either. But what do I know? Im a Cubs fan.

 
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  Millwood
 
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Voted Jose Lima's wife




if i was the kid i would breast feed until highschool



Blatantly stolen from Bachelor Party. Some of Tom Hanks finest work by the way....


 
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  Puppychow
 
August 14, 2012 12:13:11 am
 
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The Braves have the potential to pick up steam. I know our bullpen has been shaky; but there is talent there it's just a question of if they can get clicking. Worst case they are going to pick up one of the two wild card slots. Personally I would prefer them going into the playoffs in the wild card, it just seems that the team coming in on the WC has fared better than alot of the division winners. Washington is having an admirable season, and despite the rivalry in the division you kind of have to feel good for their fans after all the bad years they have had. I dont think anyone saw the bottom falling out from under the Phillies as it has this year,but the Braves definitely have a good chance if they can just get more consistent. I know one thing though they really need to get Bourne on a long term contract, he's that missing link in the lineup that we have needed since Furcal left us. The upside to this team is promising, but thats been true for years I have learned one thing is that expectations dont always line up with what we will get. But I will be damned if I say maybe next year with this team, because I dont think we will be better than we are this year in 2013.
 
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